OHSAS 18001  - Introduction


This one-day training enables participants to be familiar with the basic concepts of the implementation and management of an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) as specified in OHSAS 18001:2007. The participant will learn the different components of an OHSMS, including the OHSMS policy, hazard management, measuring performance, management’s commitment, internal audit, management review and continual improvement.


Who should attend?

  • Professionals wanting to gain a comprehensive knowledge of the main processes of an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS)
  • Staff involved in the implementation of the OHSAS 18001 standard
  • Expert advisors in Occupational Health & Safety
  • Managers responsible for implementing an OHSMS
  • Auditors


Learning objectives

  • To understand the fundamentals of Occupational Health and Safety
  • To know the interrelationships between OHSAS 18001 and the other Occupational Health and Safety standards
  • To know the key components of an Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) in accordance with OHSAS 18001
  • To Introduce the concepts, approaches, standards, methods and techniques allowing to effectively manage an OHSMS
  • To Understand the relationship between an Occupational Health and Safety Management System, including hazard assessment & management, controls and compliance with the requirements of different stakeholders of the organization
  • To Understand the stages of the OHSAS18001 certification process


Course Agenda

  • Presentation of the standards of the OHSAS 18000 family of standards
  • Introduction to management systems and the process approach
  • General requirements: presentation of OHSAS 18001 clause-by-clause
  • Implementation phases of the OHSAS 18001 framework
  • Introduction to hazard assessment and management according to OHSAS 18001
  • Continual improvement of occupational Health and Safety
  • Conducting an OHSAS 18001 certification audit





Examination and Certification


General Information

  • A student manual containing over 100 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed to participants
  • A participation certificate of 7 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued to participants